How to vote for Bernie Sanders in Iowa

Iowa has open caucuses

Iowans can vote for Bernie Sanders regardless of their registered party

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Same-Day Registration Iowa has Same-Day Registration on February 3 You can register to vote and affiliate as a democrat at the caucus

Caucus On

February 3 (2020)

Iowa Caucus: Mon, February 3

It's still very early in the election season, and dates often change. Please sign up below for Voter Alerts in Iowa and we'll send you an email if the dates change!

Iowa Voter Information

Get Registered

Good news! Because Iowa has open caucuses, you can vote for Bernie regardless of your registered party. If you want to vote for Bernie, get registered to vote!

Get registered to vote now!

Iowa has Same-Day Registration which allows you to register to vote at the caucuses on Mon, February 3 You can register to vote and affiliate as a democrat at the caucus

Not sure if you are registered, or what you're registered as? Check your current registration status online.

Go Vote!

Find your local Caucus location on Monday, February 3, 2020 (times coming soon), and show up! That’s all you have to do to vote, you can register as any party on the caucus date and vote for that party.

Location link coming soon!

There will be a telephone caucus before the March 3rd caucus date. For people who can not make it on February 3rd. Times, and numbers coming soon.


January 29th – 31st, and, February 1st – 3rd.

More info on the 2020 Caucus can be found here:

Id Requirement

Iowa voters are required to show an Iowa driver’s license or non-operator ID, U.S. passport, U.S. military ID or veteran’s ID, tribal ID/document or Iowa voter ID card at the polls before they vote.

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Voter Workplace Protection

Iowa voters who do not have three consecutive hours when they are not required to be at work during the time between when the polls open and close on election day are entitled to up to three hours off from work to vote.

Employees must make an individual written request for time off to vote to their employer before election day. The employer designates the period of time the employee will be allowed to leave work to vote. The employee cannot be penalized and deductions cannot be made from the employee’s regular salary or wages on account of this absence.

Early Voting

Vote Early in Iowa! Iowans can vote in-person before election day! If you'll be out of town on February 3 or simply find it more convenient, vote early!

Early voting in Iowa begins January 29 and ends on February 3.

There will be a telephone caucus before the March 3rd caucus date.

January 29th – 31st
February 1st – 3rd.
Times coming soon.

Only 17?

You may still vote in Iowa's caucuses if you will be 18 years old by November 3, 2020.

College Students

If you are a college student not living in your home state, you can vote for Bernie in either your home state or in the state in which you are attending school!

More Information

If you have any questions about voting in Iowa you may contact your state official elections office or Democratic party.

Find local Bernie supporters and get help from /r/IowaForSanders

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Iowans! You live in the most important state, by far, in the primary cycle, because you are FIRST!

You can register in person up until the day of the caucus.

However Iowans may update party affiliation at the caucus.